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Word Origin Dictionary - a dictionary of etymology

This app provides a searchable, browsable version of "Dictionary of Word Origins" by John Ayto

This app provides a searchable, browsable version of "Dictionary of Word Origins" by John Ayto

Word Origin Dictionary - a dictionary of etymology

by Thanh Nguyen
Word Origin Dictionary - a dictionary of etymology
Word Origin Dictionary - a dictionary of etymology
Word Origin Dictionary - a dictionary of etymology

What is it about?

This app provides a searchable, browsable version of "Dictionary of Word Origins" by John Ayto.

Word Origin Dictionary - a dictionary of etymology

App Details

Version
1.1
Rating
NA
Size
26Mb
Genre
Education Reference
Last updated
October 9, 2016
Release date
October 3, 2016
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App Store Description

This app provides a searchable, browsable version of "Dictionary of Word Origins" by John Ayto.

The dictionary uncovers the often surprising connections between words. In more than 8,000 entries, the dictionary reveals the origins of and links between words like beef and cow, secret and crime, flour and pollen, imbecile and bacteria, plankton and complain. Presented in a clear and informative style, the dictionary shows how English today has developed from its Indo-European origins and how diverse influences on the language have intermingled.

▸ Basic features include:
- Easy navigation
- Bookmark a word
- Words of the day
- Learn random words

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